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Downers Grove

Downers Grove
Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

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Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Downers Grove.
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  • Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones

     Remarkable Woman: Tiffany Jones
    There is no word for what Tiffany Jones has done over her last four summers. Literally, no word. Since 2009, Jones, a social worker at Goodwin Elementary School in Cicero, has spent five to eight weeks of her summer vacations in Ethiopia, helping care...
  • Hospital staffing going under the knife

    Hospital staffing going under the knife
    For a generation, hospital and nursing jobs were considered some of the safest in the economy, recessionproof. Even during the latest downturn — the worst since the Great Depression — hospital employment remained relatively steady,...
  • Muslims bypass Mormons as fastest-growing religion in Illinois

    Muslims bypass Mormons as fastest-growing religion in Illinois
    Muslims have become the third-largest religious group in the state after Roman Catholics and independent evangelicals. Not to mention, the fastest-growing one. That's according to a census of American religious congregations unveiled Tuesday in Chicago....
  • My Pet World: Seeking forgiveness from one's long-departed cat

    Question: I once lived in Highland Park, Ill., with a cat named Poco. We were inseparable. When he was diagnosed with kidney stones, I had to give him up. I just couldn't afford treatment in 1987. I still miss Poco very much. How do I ask for forgiveness...
  • Challenging Illinois toll violations shifts to the fast lane

     Challenging Illinois toll violations shifts to the fast lane
    Each month, hundreds of vehicle owners make the trek to Illinois Tollway headquarters in Downers Grove or phone the tollway's busy customer service center to make their case against toll violations and fines for which they believe they are not legally...
  • Ask the expert: Dr. Anis Rauf and what you should know about kidney disease

    Ask the expert: Dr. Anis Rauf and what you should know about kidney disease
    We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
  • Secretary sentenced to 10 years for embezzling $500,000

    Secretary sentenced to 10 years for embezzling $500,000
    A woman with a history of theft – including using tape and a weighted string to fish cash out of a lock box-- was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday for stealing more than $500,000 from a Downers Grove law firm where she worked as a secretary....
  • June 12: Focus on Family - Summer Family Fun in Chicago

    June 12: Focus on Family - Summer Family Fun in Chicago
    Summer Family Fun in Chicago Young Eagles Program – Free Airplane Rides for KidsĀ  Young Eagles is a FREE program offered by the EAA (the Experimental Aircraft Association is a community of enthusiasts who fly, build and restore recreational...
  • Downers Grove girl target of Internet sex stalking by Texas man, authorities say

    Downers Grove girl target of Internet sex stalking by Texas man, authorities say
    DuPage County has charged a Texas man with having sexually explicit conversations over the Internet with a 13-year-old girl from Downers Grove, authorities said today. Rudolph Figueroa, 45, of Corpus Christi, Texas, has been extradited to Illinois and is...
  • Texas man charged with internet sex stalking of Downers Grove teen

    Texas man charged with internet sex stalking of Downers Grove teen
    A Texas man is being charged in Du Page county for having sexual conversations online with a 13-year old girl from Downers Grove. Rudolph Figueroa, 45, of Corpus Christi, Texas, has been extradited to Illinois and is scheduled to appear Sunday in bond...
  • Legal secretary admits embezzling $550,000 from law firm

    Legal secretary admits embezzling $550,000 from law firm
    A legal secretary who, according to DuPage County prosecutors, used her law firm’s money “as her own personal ATM machine,” pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing more than a half-million dollars over a five-year period. While employed...